RX For Real Problems - James 5:13-20

RX FOR REAL PROBLEMS

 

James 5:13-20

 

I.   NEED…RESPONSE (vs. 13-15)

 

a.      What is James solution for those who are suffering?  ______________

b.      In what ways can God answer this prayer? ______________________

____________________________________________________________     c.    What purpose does singing psalms serve for those who are cheerful?

____________________________________________________________   d.    Who is charged with calling the elders for special prayer and why?

____________________________________________________________    e.    What specifically does James stress saves the sick? _______________

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II. EFFECTIVE FERVENT PRAYER (vs. 16-18)

   

     a.   What does James say we are to do about our sins? _________________

b.      Should a person exercise discernment in who they confess to … why?

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c.      Does the healing come simply from confessing to one another? _______

_____________________________________________________________ d.   What encouragement does James give to every believer with his example  of Elijah? _____________________________________________________

 

III. TURN THEM BACK (vs. 19-20)

 

     a.    If someone is wandering from the truth where are they headed? ______

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b.      Based on the clues is this “wanderer” a believer? __________________

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     c.    What does James mean “Turn him back?” _______________________

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     d.    What does James mean by “save a soul from death?” ______________

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     e.     How do verses 19-20 express love? ____________________________

     __________________________________________________________ (1 Pet 4:8)

 

IV. Application:  According to James, how important is prayer to believers? ________________________________________________________________

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